Pursue Representation in Data: Why Custom Demographic Tracking?

The latest version of HomeKeeper allows agencies and programs the option to add custom values to the demographic fields Race, Ethnicity or Primary Language Spoken. This feature could help represent communities more authentically, and allows staff to prepare reports using local terms, while still including program data in HUD reporting and the HomeKeeper National Data Hub. Expanding

HomeKeeper Featured by Salesforce.Org

As a followup to our participation in the Salesforce.Org Impact Labs, HomeKeeper was one of four organizations who were featured in a recent .Org blog post, “To Address the Homelessness Crisis, Experts Say Think Big, Collaborate, and Use an Equity Lens.” In the post, four Impact Lab fellows, including HomeKeeper’s own Tiffany Eng, shared ways

Who’s Who & Who’s New on the HomeKeeper Team

The HomeKeeper team is evolving to meet your needs! We’ve recently hired two new team members to support our growing community of HomeKeeper users.  As you may recall, Valerie Rogers, our Marketing & Outreach Specialist, recently moved on to become a Salesforce consultant for nonprofits. Since her departure, we’ve hired Haley Wotzka to assume her

The Case for Tracking COVID-19 Related Counseling Cases

Grounded Solutions Network’s HomeKeeper team is encouraging homeownership programs and housing counseling agencies to track activities and cases related to the current pandemic. Doing so will help program staff better support individuals and families, and strengthen our ability to advance sector goals at the local and national level.   Housing counseling in the era of

Staff Named as Fellows in Salesforce.org Impact Labs

Two members of the HomeKeeper team were named as Community Fellows in the inaugural Salesforce.org Impact Labs fellowship. Tiffany Eng, Program Director, and Cheryl Curry, Training and Support Senior Specialist, are grateful to be part of this group on behalf of HomeKeeper, a program of Grounded Solutions Network. Although Grounded Solutions and HomeKeeper are not

2019 HomeKeeper Recap and 2020 Roadmap

Since 2011, HomeKeeper is proud to have helped people like you manage your homeownership and housing counseling programs more efficiently, and report on your impacts with ease.   Through the  years, we’ve remained committed to our core belief that better data begets brighter insights, smarter decisions and bigger impacts.And  we’ve also learned that better systems

HomeKeeper Perspectives on the Power of Data Standards

On January 29th, 2020 Tiffany Eng, our HomeKeeper Program Director, presented at the Foundations for Comprehensive Partnerships – Harnessing Technology and Data Standardization for Housing Counseling.  The one-day event was co-hosted by the Housing Partnership Network and Freddie Mac in McLean, Virginia. The focus of the day was on the potential for sector-wide collaboration around

HomeKeeper by the Numbers: 2019

HomeKeeper is proud of the support we provide to our user organizations, every year. We turn your ideas into features and trainings that save you time. We use the best technical solution to develop and improve the HomeKeeper app to better fit your programs. We document your programs’ social impact in our National Data Hub to

A fond farewell from Valerie Rogers

The HomeKeeper team and I wanted to let the HomeKeeper community know that I’ll be leaving my position with the team on January 24 to start a new position at a Salesforce consulting firm. It is an exciting new step for me, but also bittersweet as HomeKeeper has ran through my blood for the past

Join our HomeKeeper Team!

We’re growing our team so we can better support HomeKeeper organizations with the training and support you need to be successful! We are looking for a Customer Success Specialist who will lead user onboarding and provide user training and support for HomeKeeper, our Salesforce app for affordable homeownership and housing counseling programs. This is an